Brian By: Brian

Coming round the bend

A 4-4-0 Repton engine, number 30926, approaching Levisham Station, North Yorks Moors Railway.


The North Yorkshire Moors Railway provides some 18 miles of preserved steam railway running through the spectacular scenery of the North Yorkshire Moors, UK.


The line is owned by the North Yorkshire Historical Railway Trust who have run the line as a living museum since 1974.



  • Ian A. Fraser 9y

    Absolutely fabulous shot!
  • Elyssa Conley 9y

    Great shot! Nicely composed. I love steam trains =)

  • jennifer blakeslee 9y

    the lighting and color here have a postcardy vintage look. love it!
  • destinatio (very busy) 9y

    Fabulous capture!
  • jasperroz 9y

    Great photo....... :~)
    challenge this if you can
  • jordy1. 9y

    lovely capture,
  • Jane 9y

    What a great shot. I like the way we get a glimpse of the driver too.
  • Tragopodaros 9y

    Make a great traditional-style jigsaw puzzle
  • Scott Foy 9y

    Great shot of a classic train!
  • Brian 9y

    Thank you everyone for taking a look, appreciated as always, and for all the kind comments.

    Barry - worth a visit if only for the fact it's not usually as wet as the Lake District.

    Jane - I would have liked a little more of the driver in shot but on the bend it was not possible.
  • Number Six 9y

    Lovely shot - must go and have a look!
  • Brian 9y

    Thanks for viewing & comment, Number Six, appreciated. There are quite a few good viewpoints along the line to get good shots of the trains (even more if you are prepared to walk). Levisham is rather off the beaten track and the end of a single lane road in the bottom of the valley but worth a visit.
  • Anima Fotografie 9y

    You got this composition just about spot on...
  • Brian 9y

    Thanks Desmond, viewing and comment both appreciated.
  • Frank Chen 9y

    Very nice train shot! We don't see this kind of scenery very often nowadays, it's great to get a refresher on what it used to be! :-) Thanks for sharing!
  • Brian 9y

    Thanks Frank, pleased you liked it. The line certainly runs through some lovely scenery.
  • Tommok 9y

    Another fabulous capture. I really like the curve of the coaches. Very well composed! :-)
  • Brian 9y

    Thanks Tom, viewing and kind comments appreciated.
  • Francesco Di Pippa 6y

  • Brian 6y

    Thanks for stopping by and taking a look, Francesco , appreciated.
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Taken on June 7, 2006
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